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William Carpenter, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Nov 1849
Date of death: 31 Dec 1849
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the femur. Sudden death
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Howse, Alfred
Post mortem examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with simple fracture of the left femur caused a few hours previously by a kick from a horse.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left femur
Type of incident: n/a

Philadelphia Catt, 16, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 May 1876
Date of death: 31 Dec 1876
Disease (transcribed): Diseased knee: amputation:thrombosis of veins
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Amputation (Knee); Thrombosis (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Bennet, William Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a history of having had a diseased knee for eleven years. Eleven weeks before admission she fell down and injured the knee. The case was taken from Mr Morgan's notes.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, uterus and intestines
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Sessions, 63, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jan 1869
Date of death: 2 Jan 1869
Disease (transcribed): Wound of leg. Disease of kidneys and heart. Cirrhosis of liver. Effusion of serum on brain
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Disease (Kidney); Disease (Heart); Cirrhosis (Liver); Effusion (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This patient was brought to the Hospital in a dying state and died shortly after.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Howard, 33, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Oct 1843
Date of death: 5 Jan 1844
Disease (transcribed): Secondary deposits in the lung following a slight injury of the foot and suppuration in the groin.
Disease (standardised): Injury (Foot); Suppuration (Abdomen); Deposits (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with a small abscess on the dorsum of the foot followed by inflamed absorbents. Abscesses formed in the thigh and groin and on the 23rd December he was seized with rigors, vomiting and profuse perspirations and complained of pain in the situation of the lower part of the left lung.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and groin
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Carmichael, 12, Schoolboy

Occupation or role: Schoolboy
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Sep 1865
Date of death: 9 Jan 1866
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This boy was admitted with acute periostitis of the tibia which had commenced six days before with great pain and swelling.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Knee, hip, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Edward Rutter, 26, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Jan 1880
Date of death: 6 Jan 1880
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: N/a
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Markham Moore, 36, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1868
Date of death: 11 Jan 1868
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee. Phthisis.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee); Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: The patient had been in the Hospital at the beginning of the previous year with Phthisis. Six weeks after he went out the right knee began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and knee joint
Type of incident: n/a

Joseph Gibbs, 74, Painter

Occupation or role: Painter
Age: 74
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1873
Date of death: 13 Jan 1874
Disease (transcribed): Injury to hip. Granular kidneys. Hydrothorax
Disease (standardised): Injury (Hip); Disease (Kidney); Hydrothorax (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Rowland, Edward Roger
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This man had had a fit and fell off the curb stone on to his right hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder and femur
Type of incident: n/a

Henry Willard, 24, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1863
Date of death: 15 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Not examined
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Freaks, 43, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Dec 1871
Date of death: 30 Apr 1872
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism. Suppuration in right knee joint. Bed sores. Pneumonia. Granular kidneys
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic diseases (Tissues); Suppuration (Leg); Pressure ulcer (Skin); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical notes: This man had had pain about the body for some time. They began to be very severe about two weeks ago, giving him much pain on moving in the right knee and ankle.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Bones, joints, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and organs of generation
Type of incident: n/a

John Milton, 12, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 12
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Aug 1843
Date of death: 20 May 1843
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous disease of hip joint.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Exterior of body only
Type of incident: n/a

[No name] Smith , [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: [No gender stated]
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1842
Date of death: 23 Dec 1842
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the base of the skull and separation of the frontal parietal suture with protrusion of Brain. Fractured pelvis and tibia.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Protusion (Brain) Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Banister, George
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, pelvis and left knee joint
Type of incident: n/a

Richard Wylder, 17, Shepherd

Occupation or role: Shepherd
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Sep 1887
Date of death: 15 Mar 1888
Disease (transcribed): Shock following amputation through right hip joint. Ankylosis of bones of both lower limbs. Anaemia
Disease (standardised): Shock; Amputation (Hip); Ankylosis (Legs); Anaemia (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'As a child good health. Eight weeks before admission he got ‘acute rheumatism’ & was an IP [in-patient] in Savernake Cottage Hospital. He came from there to St George’s’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Right lower limb, brain, liver, kidneys, lungs, heart

Type of incident: n/a

William Minns, 30, Gamekeeper

Occupation or role: Gamekeeper
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Jan 1853
Date of death: 8 May 1853
Disease (transcribed): Amputation after injury to the knee joint. Secondary pneumonia. Pus in the superficial veins of the leg
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Injury (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Suppuration (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He applied for admission on account of a swelling near the left knee which had appeared nine months before his admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left thigh, abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Tanner, 29, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 6 Apr 1846
Date of death: 23 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Amputation of thigh. Pleurisy on both sides, with secondary deposits in both lungs. Other organs healthy. Inflammation of extremity of femoral vein.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura, Lung); Inflammation (Veins)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The accident in consequence of which this man was admitted, was caused by a heavy fall from a horse which bolted with with him and crashed violently against a cart.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and stump
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

John Deezkiamz, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1847
Date of death: 23 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Purpura of both legs. Extensive pleurisy with considerable purulent effusion. Lung greatly compressed. Dilatation of cavities of heart. Slight hour glass contraction of stomach
Disease (standardised): Purpura (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Disease (Heart); Contraction (Stomach); Suppuration (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: It appeared from the meagre account which could be obtained of his symptoms, that he had long been suffering from could and cough, and on one or two occasions had had slight haemoptysis.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Arthur, 58, Butler

Occupation or role: Butler
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1870
Date of death: 1 Apr 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured tibia. Old paraplegia. Bedsore.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Paraplegia (Brain); Pressure Ulcer (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Holmes, Timothy
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case is not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Emma Ashby, 25, Servant

Occupation or role: Servant
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Apr 1857
Date of death: 5 May 1857
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Valvular disease of the heart. Incipient disease (?) of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Disease (Heart); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Rogers, George Goddard
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: She had been ill for four months with cough, dyspnoea and anasarca from cold.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Elizabeth Dibley, 19, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 5 Apr 1848
Date of death: 18 May 1848
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with abscess in lung. Pleuritis. Ascites. Anasarca. Fluid blood.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Ascites (Abdomen); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient stated that she she had enjoyed very good health up to twelve months ago, when the catamenia seemed to decrease in quantity, and finally disappeared entirely in the course of two or three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

James Venables, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Jan 1844
Date of death: 2 May 1844
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of Thigh. Inflammation of Femoral Vein. Secondary abscesses.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Inflammation (Femoral Vein); Abscess (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted with symptoms of ulceration of the cartilages of the knee joint. He attributed the disease to a kick from a horse about two years previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, shoulder joints and stump of left thigh
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Thomas Ayres, 64, Coachman

Occupation or role: Coachman
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Feb 1863
Date of death: 16 Apr 1863
Disease (transcribed): Disease of knee joint probably commencing in the bone
Disease (standardised): Disease (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Braine, Francis Woodhouse
Post mortem examination performed by: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical notes: This man had been subject to attacks of rheumatism for some years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Knee joint, chest and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Bright, 54, Nurse

Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 54
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 8 Apr 1874
Date of death: 9 Apr 1874
Disease (transcribed): Granular kidneys. Cirrhosis of liver. Dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Kidney); Cirrhosis (Liver); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: She had been subject to sickness all her life and had had cough and spitting for the last three months.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, heart, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, organs of generation, bones and joints
Type of incident: n/a

Samuel Cox, 54, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1887
Date of death: 9 Apr 1887
Disease (transcribed): Crushed toe. Gangrene of toe. Amputation. Tetanus
Disease (standardised): Crushed (Toe); Gangrene (Toe); Amputation (Toe); Tetanus (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes No 550'
'Not examined'
Illustrations: No
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Whale, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Jan 1845
Date of death: 22 Apr 1845
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis & pneumonia. Old adhesions. Dropsy of pericardium. Heart itself healthy. Old peritonitis. Amputation of toe for scrofulous disease of joint
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Edema (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Amputation (Toe); Scrofulous disease (Toe)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert and Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Ten months before his admission into the hospital, he perceived a slight swelling of the ball of the left great toe, attended with much pain upon walking. Four months afterwards this swelling was punctured and a small quantity of matter discharged.’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Francis Flemming, 32, Porter

Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Mar 1868
Date of death: 15 Apr 1868
Disease (transcribed): Amputation of leg. Pyaemia.
Disease (standardised): Amputation (Leg); Sepsis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Leigh, William
Post mortem examination performed by: Pick, Thomas Pickering
Medical notes: This man was knocked down by a train which passed over his right leg and foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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